Mrs. Weilmuenster was a lunch lady at Belleville Township High School East and West for many years. She was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. She was very involved with her husband’s membership in the Korean War Vets and the VFW and was an active volunteer for the RJ Krause All Stars Sports Club. Rose was an avid bingo and poker player and enjoyed playing bingo at the Fairview Heights Senior Center. She made many dear friends at Bradford Place during her year living there. Above all, Rose loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Henry B. Weilmuenster, Sr. whom she married on March 11, 1967, and who died on January 11, 2015; her parents, Walter and Mary Margaret, nee Laughlin, Coleman; her siblings, Raymond Coleman, Mary (Ervin) Keuenhoff, Joan Madden, Margaret (Clifton) Burgess, Sarah (Jim) Burgess, and Jane Coleman; and two nephews, Bryan Madden and Darrell Madden.
Surviving are three sons, Tom (Tara) Weilmuenster, of Fairview Heights, IL,
Joe (Suzy) Weilmuenster of Smithton, IL, and Henry Jr. (Kim) Weilmuenster of Belleville, IL;
six grandchildren, Bradly, Jacob, Emma, Blake, Megan, and Claire Weilmuenster;
a sister, Gertrude (Carl) Werner of Millstadt, IL;
a brother-in-law, Fred Madden;
two sisters-in-law, Angeline Weilmuenster of Belleville, IL, and Mary (Ralph) Eilermann of New Baden, IL;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or to the Fairview Heights Senior Center. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 6, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 6, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Fr. James Thomas officiating.
Private burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Fairview Heights, IL.